(Thirst"y) a. [Compar. Thirstier ; superl. Thirstiest.] [AS. þurstig. See Thirst, n.]
1. Feeling thirst; having a painful or distressing sensation from want of drink; hence, having an eager
Give me, I pray thee, a little water to drink, for I am thirsty.Judges iv. 19.
2. Deficient in moisture; dry; parched.
A dry and thirsty land, where no water is.Ps. lxiii. 1.
When in the sultry glebe I faint,Addison.
Or on the thirsty mountain pant.
(Thir"teen`) a. [OE. threttene, AS. þreótene, þreótyne. See Three, and Ten, and cf. Thirty.]
One more than twelve; ten and three; as, thirteen ounces or pounds.
1. The number greater by one than twelve; the sum of ten and three; thirteen units or objects.
2. A symbol representing thirteen units, as 13 or xiii.
(Thir"teenth`) a. [From Thirteen: cf. AS. þreóteóða.]
1. Next in order after the twelfth; the third after the tenth; the ordinal of thirteen; as, the thirteenth day
of the month.
2. Constituting or being one of thirteen equal parts into which anything is divided.
1. The quotient of a unit divided by thirteen; one of thirteen equal parts into which anything is divided.
2. The next in order after the twelfth.
3. (Mus.) The interval comprising an octave and a sixth.
(Thir"ti*eth) a. [From Thirty: cf. AS. þritigoða.]
1. Next in order after the twenty-ninth; the tenth after the twentieth; the ordinal of thirty; as, the thirtieth
day of the month.
2. Constituting or being one of thirty equal parts into which anything is divided.
(Thir"ti*eth), n. The quotient of a unit divided by thirty; one of thirty equal parts.
(Thir"ty) a. [OE. thritty, AS. þritig, þrittig; akin to D. dertig, G. dreissig, Icel. þrjatiu, þrjatigi, þrir
teger, Goth. þreis tigjus, i.e., three tens. See Three, and Ten, and cf. Thirteen.] Being three times
ten; consisting of one more than twenty-nine; twenty and ten; as, the month of June consists of thirty
(Thir"ty) n.; pl. Thirties
1. The sum of three tens, or twenty and ten; thirty units or objects.
2. A symbol expressing thirty, as 30, or XXX.